Brad Arthur knew an emotional efficiency was coming from Manly however he did not see Parramatta’s lack of teamwork of their 28-6 loss on Sunday.
The Eels coach was fuming after the workforce was blown off the park by the Sea Eagles, who had earlier realized of the demise of membership legend Bob Fulton.
On high of the emotion of the day, the victory gave the Sea Eagles real premiership credentials however uncovered the Eels in simply their second lack of the season.
Parramatta had the lion’s share of the possession (57 per cent) and 63 per cent of the territory, in addition to extra run metres, extra runs and extra post-contact metres – however Manly’s defence was too good.
“I am involved that we turned up like that right now, yeah,” Arthur stated after the sport.
“We knew that (Manly can be emotional), we could not dwell on it.
“We simply wanted to fret about what we wanted to do. However we did not do something we wished to do.
“I do not really feel like we performed as a workforce tonight.
“We appeared like we have been off the tempo. They chased the collision greater than us, they appeared like they’d extra power.”
The Sea Eagles uncovered defensive lapses on the Eels proper edge, the place they ran in three tries within the first half.
Centre Waqa Blake had a very depressing night time, ending up within the sin bin for a excessive shot on Karl Lawton.
Prop Reagan Campbell-Gillard was additionally placed on report and sin-binnned for a excessive shot and each can be anxiously ready on the NRL’s cost sheet on Monday morning.
However with South Sydney looming subsequent week, the Eels will undergo a cautious evaluate into Sunday’s loss.
“We have to positively take a look if there’s the explanation why, from each a part of our week, the preparation or no matter,” he stated.
“We want to take a look at it.
“However as soon as we have carried out the evaluate we have to transfer on fairly fast and prepare to go once more.”